University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Disability and Special Education

The programme introduces students to a range of epistemological positions, theoretical perspectives and research tools, and considers competing views on educational policy and practice for disabled children and students; students draw on the expertise of scholars and researchers.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a social science discipline or equivalent professional qualification; relevant work experience may also be considered appropriate; international candidates require evidence of English language proficiency.

Course modules

Core modules: Debates on disability theory and research; disability and special education dissertation. Optional modules: Special educational needs (principles and practice); special educational needs (international perspectives); teaching children with learning difficulties; research strategy and design; contemporary social thought; social policy, politics and disabled people; disability and development; negotiated study in disability studies; evaluation research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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